Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive

Wuhan irradiator accident, 1992

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 8 October 2008

Date: November 1992

Location: Wuhan, P.R. China

Type of event: irradiator accident


An accident occurred at an irradiation facility, reportedly involving a power loss and out-of-order safety interlocks, possibly similar to an accident in Shanghai in 1990. Four workers were overexposed and one suffered acute radiation sickness.

Consequences: 4 injuries.


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